Roasted Whole Red Snapper
For the real fish lover, whole roasted red snapper marinated in fresh herbs
Servings Prep Time
8People 30Minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
8People 30Minutes
Cook Time
  • 4 whole red snapper
  • 1cup Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1cup cold water
  • 4oz orange juice
  • 1tbsp salt
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 2 large onions
  • 1cup white wine
  • 4 green onions
  • 2tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1tbsp Fresh Thyme
  • 2tbsp Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2oz salt
  • 1/2tsp Ground Allspice
  • 1/4tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/4tsp ground red cayenne pepper
  • 3tsp Minced Garlic
  • Cooking Spray
  1. Clean, gut, and scale fish, or have your fishmonger do it. Slice diamond patterned cuts into surface of fish.
  2. In resealable plastic bag, add lime juice, water, orange juice, and salt.
  3. Place fish in bag and seal. Turn to coat, and refrigerate 20 minutes, turning bag once.
  4. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  5. Line roasting pan with foil.
  6. Peel and slice onion. Cut tomato in small wedges. Arrange tomatoes and onions in roasting pan. Add wine.
  7. Using a food processor or blender, pulse green onions, parsley, thyme, lime juice, oil, salt, allspice, black and cayenne pepper, and garlic until smooth.
  8. Transfer fish from bag to work surface. Discard marinade.
  9. Rub spice mixture onto both sides of fish.
  10. Coat broiler rack with cooking spray. Transfer fish to rack. Place broiler rack in roasting pan on top of tomatoes and onions. Cover fish with foil and bake 30 minutes.
  11. Remove foil and roast another 45 minutes, until internal temperature reaches 145°F. Remove skin from fish and discard
Aditional information
Nutrition Facts
Roasted Whole Red Snapper
Amount Per Serving
Calories 117
% Daily Value*
Sodium 26mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 7g 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Feel free to omit the orange juice. You can substitute the same amount of lime or apple cider vinegar.